The Cardinals received 564 votes and were picked to finish third in the Atlantic Division.
Seniors DeVante Parker and Lorenzo Mauldin
Smith selected to the Outland Trophy list, while Mauldin voted on to the Nagurski Award list
Cardinals return four starters on a defense that was the best in the nation a year ago
Marcus Smith was named AAC Defensive Player of the Year.
Louisville Football Scrimmage
Louisville Football Kick-off Luncheon
2014 ACC Football Media Day
Louisville Football v Miami | Russell Athletic Bowl
Louisville Football v Cincinnati
2013 JUNIOR SEASON
Has started all 13 games along the defensive line... named second team All-American Athletic Conference... second on the team with 9.5 sacks and tied for second with 12.0 tackles for loss... tied for 19th nationally in sacks... recorded a career-best 40 tackles... matched season-high with six tackles in win at No. 23 Cincinnati... finished with five tackles, including one sack and 1.5 tackles for loss against Houston... tallied six tackles against UCF... matched career highs with 2.0 sacks and 3.0 tackles for loss in wins at Temple and Kentucky... also forced fumbles against Owls and Wildcats.
2012 SOPHOMORE SEASON
Played in 11 games with six starts at defensive end... Recorded a career-high 22 tackles and a team-high 4.5 sacks... tallied 6.5 tackles for loss... Registered four tackles and a sack in a win over Missouri State... Tallied career-best five tackles and 1.5 sacks on the road at Pittsburgh.
2011 FRESHMAN SEASON
Appeared in all 12 games ... has five tackles on the season ... added an assisted tackle at USF ... made second straight start against the Bulls ... made first start at Connecticut and had one assist tackle and 0.5 tackles for loss ... appeared in previous 10 games on special team and saw limited action at tight end.
Late signee to the recruiting class ... played for Eric Williams at Maynard Jackson High School ... named to Class AA All-State Team ... three-star prospect by Rivals.com ... rated as the 82nd-best player in Georgia ... 67th-best defensive end by ESPN.com ... 133rd-best defensive end by Scout.com ... chose Louisville over Kentucky, Middle Tennessee, South Alabama, South Carolina and Troy ... originally committed to South Carolina.
Son of Donna Cunningham and Vincent Burt... son of 10/1/92... communications major.